Wine Domaine Jean-Claude Belland, Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru, 2008
Wine bright golden-yellow color.
Elegant, sophisticated, full taste of the wine has plenty of juicy fruit notes, hints of cinnamon.
The aroma of wine beautifully combines notes of fresh fruit, hazelnut, almond and soft biscuits Brioches.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to white meat dishes, grilled lobster, fine fish dishes and foie gras.
Chardonnay for "Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru" is hand-assembled and are carefully selected, and then - Press one-touch and placed in oak barrels (30% of the barrels is renewed every year, the remaining age ranges from 1 to 3 years), where he remained for 12 months . During fermentation, the precipitate was stirred weekly in order to accelerate the interaction between the yeast and the wort. After alcoholic fermentation is carried out malolactic usually begins in the spring, during the harvest next year. Then the wine is aged for about 12 months. Filling occurs after a small filter. Wine storage capacity is 10-20 years.
Domain Jean-Claude Bellan - a history of interaction upeshnogo generations, based on the constancy of the thoughts and actions of the past and present. For many years led Domain Andre Bellan, who in 1996 handed over the reins to his son - Jean-Claude, many years of labor in the vineyards with his father. It was then that domain began to carry his name. Jean-Claude has a reputation for a very organized person, each stage of its work is given a definite place in the schedule of the day, which means significant savings of time and energy in favor of quality. With all the passion and care he devotes himself to any stage of viticulture and winemaking each site belonging to the domain, because they are, according to Jean-Claude, "big or small, all original, different." In general, the domain has 12 hectares of vineyards of the highest class in Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, including the sole, in addition to the famous Château Latour, owner of a site "Clos de la Vigne au Saint" in Corton Grand Cru.
Wines that are produced Domain Bellan - dozens of names, but applies to all "only one commandment not to complicate the wine to be seen in each of its origin. How is this possible? Thanks to the natural fermentation maceration for about 12 days in concrete or steel tanks, aging in oak barrels medium roasting. And there's another secret: the family owns the know-how, but it is only transmitted by word of mouth, from father to son. "